The first table below looks at the demand for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 128 86 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.13% 12.30% 17.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.92% 57.72% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £231 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £38.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.13% +93.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
221 149 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.39% 21.32% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 69 93
Average daily rate £328 £315 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £38.00 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 224 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 104 (36.11%) DV Cleared
3 80 (27.78%) ITIL
4 75 (26.04%) Windows
5 66 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 52 (18.06%) MS Excel
7 45 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 41 (14.24%) MS Project
9 40 (13.89%) Finance
10 35 (12.15%) MS Exchange
11 34 (11.81%) SharePoint
11 34 (11.81%) HP
11 34 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (11.11%) Project Management
12 32 (11.11%) Service Management
13 31 (10.76%) Hyper-V
14 30 (10.42%) SQL
15 29 (10.07%) Active Directory
15 29 (10.07%) VMware
16 27 (9.38%) SLA
17 26 (9.03%) Linux
18 25 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
19 20 (6.94%) Citrix
20 19 (6.60%) MS Office
20 19 (6.60%) Project Planning
21 18 (6.25%) Oracle
21 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
21 18 (6.25%) UNIX
21 18 (6.25%) OVSD

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.81%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.43%) Lync
6 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.08%) Apache
7 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.24%) MS Project
3 19 (6.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.74%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.90%) iSCSI
2 6 (2.08%) DAB
2 6 (2.08%) Firewall
2 6 (2.08%) Network Security
2 6 (2.08%) SAN
3 5 (1.74%) Internet
3 5 (1.74%) LDAP
3 5 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.39%) SMTP
5 3 (1.04%) VoIP
5 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.04%) NAS
5 3 (1.04%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.69%) SNMP
6 2 (0.69%) DNS
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.69%) LAN
6 2 (0.69%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.47%) MSI
2 5 (1.74%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.39%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.04%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (13.89%) Finance
2 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.39%) Marketing
4 3 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Electronics
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (15.63%) Analyst
2 32 (11.11%) Consultant
3 22 (7.64%) Project Manager
4 17 (5.90%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.56%) Project Officer
6 15 (5.21%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.21%) Project Support Officer
7 13 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (4.51%) Coordinator
8 12 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.82%) Applications Packager
10 9 (3.13%) Network Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Architect
12 7 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.43%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.43%) Project Coordinator
12 7 (2.43%) Problem Manager
12 7 (2.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 6 (2.08%) Systems Support Engineer
13 6 (2.08%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.43%) .NET
2 5 (1.74%) WSH
2 5 (1.74%) LAMP
2 5 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (1.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.04%) LINQ
3 3 (1.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.04%) Web Services
3 3 (1.04%) XML
3 3 (1.04%) XSL
3 3 (1.04%) CSS
3 3 (1.04%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) JDBC
4 2 (0.69%) Servlets
4 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.69%) jQuery
4 2 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.13%) CESG
2 7 (2.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.74%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.39%) CMDB
5 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.04%) Statistics
5 3 (1.04%) PKI
6 1 (0.35%) CCTV
6 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) VHDL
6 1 (0.35%) SCADA
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.04%) Windows
2 34 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (9.03%) Linux
4 18 (6.25%) UNIX
5 13 (4.51%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.82%) CentOS
7 8 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.78%) ITIL
2 45 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 32 (11.11%) Project Management
3 32 (11.11%) Service Management
4 19 (6.60%) Project Planning
5 17 (5.90%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.90%) Migration
6 15 (5.21%) CRM
7 12 (4.17%) PRINCE
7 12 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.82%) Network Management
8 11 (3.82%) Change Management
8 11 (3.82%) ITSM
9 9 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.13%) Performance Management
9 9 (3.13%) Test Scripting
10 8 (2.78%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.78%) Information Assurance
11 7 (2.43%) P3M3
11 7 (2.43%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.42%) SQL
2 13 (4.51%) C
3 11 (3.82%) VBScript
4 9 (3.13%) Java
5 8 (2.78%) VB
6 7 (2.43%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.04%) C#
10 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 104 (36.11%) DV Cleared
3 17 (5.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (4.51%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.82%) MCSE
6 10 (3.47%) MCP
6 10 (3.47%) ISEB
7 6 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.08%) CCNP
7 6 (2.08%) CCNA
7 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.74%) HNC
8 5 (1.74%) HND
9 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.69%) CITP
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) APMP
11 1 (0.35%) CISA
11 1 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.38%) SLA
2 13 (4.51%) QA
3 10 (3.47%) BS15000
4 7 (2.43%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.74%) P3O
6 2 (0.69%) BS25999
System Software
1 31 (10.76%) Hyper-V
2 29 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 25 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.21%) NFS
5 12 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.74%) Squid
6 5 (1.74%) Postfix
6 5 (1.74%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
8 2 (0.69%) UAG
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.25%) OVSD
2 12 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (2.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.43%) SCCM
5 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (1.39%) OpenView
7 3 (1.04%) SCOM
7 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.04%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.69%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 66 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.81%) HP
3 29 (10.07%) VMware
4 20 (6.94%) Citrix
5 18 (6.25%) Oracle
6 16 (5.56%) Cisco
7 15 (5.21%) NetApp
8 12 (4.17%) F5
9 9 (3.13%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.78%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.43%) Lumension
12 5 (1.74%) SAP
13 4 (1.39%) McAfee
14 3 (1.04%) Sophos
14 3 (1.04%) Symantec
15 2 (0.69%) StorageTek
15 2 (0.69%) Cognos
15 2 (0.69%) Juniper
15 2 (0.69%) AppSense
15 2 (0.69%) Teradata
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